5 Marathons in and Around Ottawa, Ontario


The Ottawa Marathon is the best known marathon in and around Ottawa, Ontario – the scenic capital of Canada. It’s also Canada’s largest marathon and is one of two IAAF Gold Label marathon events in the country.

But did you know there are 5 marathons within 100kms (62 miles) of Ottawa? They’re held in the spring, fall and winter (not summer) and on roads and trails; downtown Ottawa and smaller towns nearby.



Feb 14: Winterman Marathon – Hosted by Somersault – Starts at the Canadian War Museum

Entry Cost $114

April 30: Run to End MS Marathon – Starts at Crysler Park Marina in Cornwall – BQ

Entry Cost $55

May 29: Ottawa Marathon (Ottawa Race Weekend) – Hosted by Run Ottawa – Starts at the corner of Laurier and Elgin – BQ

Entry Cost $105

Oct 9: Fall Colours Marathon – Hosted by Somersault – Starts at Cumberland Heritage Village Museum – BQ

Entry Cost $114

Oct 30: MEC Gatineau Park Marathon – Hosted by MEC – Starts in Gatineau Park

Entry Cost $25

BQ = Boston Qualifier

Check out all the races in your city here.

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Posted Feb 12, 2016 | Categories: Events, Ottawa, Ontario

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